Red Sea(redirected from Sinus Arabicus)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
A long narrow sea between northeast Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. It is linked with the Mediterranean to the north through the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal and with the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea to the south through the Bab el Mandeb.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Placename) a long narrow sea between Arabia and NE Africa, linked with the Mediterranean in the north by the Suez Canal and with the Indian Ocean in the south: occasionally reddish in appearance through algae. Area: 438 000 sq km (169 000 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
an arm of the Indian Ocean, extending NW between Africa and Arabia: connected to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal. 1450 mi. (2335 km) long; 170,000 sq. mi. (440,300 sq. km).
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Red Sea - a long arm of the Indian Ocean between northeast Africa and Arabia; linked to the Mediterranean at the north end by the Suez Canal|
Gulf of Akaba, Gulf of Aqaba - a northeastern arm of the Red Sea; between the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt) and Saudi Arabia
Gulf of Suez - a northwestern arm of the Red Sea linked to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
البحر الأحمربحر أحمر
mar Roigmar Roja
Det Røde HavRøde Hav
Crveno moreЦрвено море
Bahari ya Shamu
biển ĐỏHồng Hải
the Red Sea → la mer Rouge
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Red Sean the Red Sea → il mar Rosso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
Red Sea→ البحر الأحمر Rudé moře Det Røde Hav Rotes Meer Ερυθρά Θάλασσα Mar Rojo Punainen meri mer Rouge Crveno more Mar Rosso 紅海 홍해 Rode Zee Rødehavet Morze Czerwone Mar Vermelho Красное море Röda havet ทะเลแดง Kızıl Deniz Hồng Hải 红海
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009